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    TLI's Mike Johnson Responds to Security of Popular Budgeting Apps

    Mike Johnson, director of the M.S. in Security Technologies program, discusses potential security flaws behind the many popular smartphone apps designed to help people balance their checkbooks. For one, users give away their banking information, which raises privacy as well as security concerns.

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    TLI's Mike Johnson Responds to Credit Card Breach Affecting Landry-Owned Restaurant Chains

    Mike Johnson, director of our M.S. in Security Technologies degree program, speaks with reporters about a credit card breach that affected many restaurant chains owned by Houston-based company Landry. Restaurants affected include McCormick & Schmick's, Rainforest Cafe, Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. and more.

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    TLI Cybersecurity Expert Responds to Rising Gulf Tensions

    Experts have recently warned that the Gulf could experience more waves of cyberattacks in the midst of rising tensions. This is following after Saudi Arabian authorities reported a data-wiping malware "DUSTMAN" hitting a regional enterprise. TLI faculty member and cybersecurity expert Jonathan Wrolstad reacted, stating that he believes attacks from Iran will continue against Middle East rivals such as Saudi Arabia and Israel.

    Wrolstad teaches in the M.S. in Security Technologies and is a cyber threat intelligence team lead at Symantec.

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    Counterterrorism Expert Michael Rozin Responds to US-Iran Tensions Following US Airstrike

    Security and counterterrorism expert and TLI faculty member Michael Rozin spoke with reporters from both KSTP and Kare11 about the US and Iran tensions following a US airstrike that killed a top Iranian General. Rozin teaches in the M.S. in Security Technologies program.

    Full story from Kare11: https://bit.ly/2T5SRBC

    Full story from KSTP: https://bit.ly/39RKJdJ

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    MOT, MSST Instructor Comments on New Book on Risk Management for the Energy Sector

    Dr. Alfred Marcus, Edson W. Spencer Chair in Strategic Management and instructor in our M.S. in Management of Technology (MOT) and M.S. in Security Technologies (MSST) programs, has released a new book titled "Strategies for Managing Uncertainty." He spoke with a news editor about how climate change involves a lot of risk management, focusing on oil, gas and automotive companies.

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    TLI Food Security Expert Discusses Growing Cyberattack Threats to Food Industry

    A new report from the University of Minnesota's Food Protection and Defense Institute (FPDI) warns about growing cybersecurity risks to the food industry, with measures to safeguard it. Food security expert Amy Kircher, director of FPDI and faculty member in our M.S. in Security Technologies, underscored the potentially vital financial and public health impacts.

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    MSST Faculty Member, Intelligence Expert Reacts to Hijackings Among Nation-Sponsored Hacking Groups

    In an article on a foreign nation-sponsored hacking group, security firm researchers are agreeing that the group Turla — which was behind breaches of the U.S. Department of Defense in 2008, as well as breaches in 10 other countries — has conducted a takeover of an attack platform from a competing hacking group known as OilRig. Among those security experts is TLI faculty member Jonathan Wrolstad, principal cyber intelligence analyst for Symantec's Managed Adversary and Threat Intelligence group. Wrolstad teaches in the M.S. in Security Technologies program. Read the full story below.

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    MDI Instructor's Company Announces Market Launch of Wearable Prosthesis

    RxFunction, which was co-founded by M.S. in Medical Device Innovation (MDI) faculty member Dr. Lars Oddsson, has announced the market launch of its product Walkasins, a wearable lower limb prosthesis for patients with peripheral neuropathy. Dr. Oddsson's expertise lies in wearables, biomechanics, and the process of taking a product from idea to commercializing it for the consumer and patient market. Learn more about the MDI curriculum he teaches in.

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    Study Finds MDI Instructor's Innovation Positively Impacts Patients

    One of our M.S. in Medical Device Innovation (MDI) faculty members Dr. Lars Oddsson is widely considered a pioneer in orthopedic wearables. A new study has found that the prosthesis he helped design, Walkasins by RxFunction, improves balance and speed for patients with peripheral neuropathy. The condition, a common complication of diabetes, is the result of nerve damage and causes weakness, numbness and pain in the feet and/or hands.

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    TLI's Mike Johnson on Apps That Block Robocalls

    WCCO reporters investigate the frequency of robocall scams in Minnesota and dig into apps that claim to block these calls. TLI's Mike Johnson, director of graduate studies for the M.S. in Security Technologies, shares his views on where the technology is and what people can do to protect themselves.

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    TLI Instructor, Counterterrorism Expert Responds to California Synagogue Shooting

    Threat intelligence expert Michael Rozin, who teaches in our M.S. in Security Technologies, responds to the recent attack by a gunman at a synagogue near San Diego.

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    MDI Instructor's Company Wins 2018 Tekne Award for Innovation in Medical Devices

    RxFunction, of which TLI faculty member Dr. Lars Oddsson is CTO and co-founder/co-inventor, has been awarded the 2018 Tekne Award in the Medical Device category by the Minnesota High Tech Association (MHTA). The annual award honors Minnesota-based organizations and people who have positively impacted people through the development of new technologies. RxFunction was recognized for its sensory neuroprosthesis technology known as Walkasins®, which improve balance and gait in patients with peripheral neuropathy, a condition that affects nerve sensation in the feet. Dr. Oddsson teaches in our M.S. in Medical Device Innovation program.

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